Recently, numerous people have heard and have started using the countless health benefits of the traditional bright yellow spice curcumin. The regular consumption of turmeric boosts health in numerous ways.
Namely, turmeric improves the function of the brain, and its active ingredient, curcumin, effectively prevents and treats Alzheimer’s disease, since it has powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
Studies have found that curcumin inhibits the accumulation of beta-amyloid plaques by 40%, which is among the main causes for Alzheimer’s. Turmeric is extremely helpful in the treatment of depression, too.
People have used turmeric as a natural remedy for liver diseases for centuries. Studies have confirmed that it reduces liver damage due to ethanol and high toxicity levels, iron overdose, cirrhosis, and liver disease. Moreover, curcumin reduces the liver cancer risk.
Despite this, turmeric offers countless other benefits, such as:
- Treats indigestion
- Improves heart health
- Relieves arthritis
- Lowers cholesterol levels
- Lowers high blood pressure
- Treats diabetes
- Helps weight loss
- Boosts the immune system
- Heals wounds and burns
- Soothes headaches and migraines
- Treats diarrhea
- Treats jaundice
- Relieves bronchitis
- Eliminates intestinal worms
- Fights acne and pimples
- Treats conjunctivitis
- Improves the health of the skin and hair
- Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
- Eliminates stretch marks
Splendid, isn’t it?
Turmeric can be added to all kinds of meals and drinks, and we suggest the recipe for an easy and simple drink that will improve your overall health.
Here is how to prepare turmeric water and reap the benefits of this miraculous spice:
Turmeric Water recipe
- ¼ teaspoon turmeric
- 1-2 cups water
Boil the water, and add the turmeric. Boil for 10 more minutes, remove from heat and leave to cool.
Consume this beneficial drink during the entire day.